With only a few days left until Mother’s Day, you’ve probably gone out and found the perfect gift and made all the arrangements. But, if you’re anything like me, you’ve most likely left it for last-minute. Stress not, we’ve compiled a list of awesome gifts and activities, their prices, and where to find them. So no excuses.
Soft and snugly, perfect for the Winter that follows Mother’s Day. These super plush mink blankets are made from 100% polyester and are available in various colours.
Get them from Game at R249 each.
This Hanoi Mug is inspired by the rich colour and sophistication of Asian artistic traditions. With its generous size, unique palette and stunning chromatic floral design, mix and match the mugs to create a beautifully eclectic set – a fantastic way to add impact to a unique setting. Beautiful… just like mom!
Get it on Takealot for R105.
Surprise her this Mother’s Day with a Sorbet Gift Card. Sorbet offers gift card purchases online or in store, redeemable at any Sorbet Salon, Nailbar and Sorbet DryBar nationwide.
PLUS Buy a Sorbet Gift Card for R800 or more and get a free cosmetic bag worth R100! Limited quantities available. While stocks last.
Click here to purchase an online gift card from the Sorbet website.
Mom works hard everyday. Nothing could be better than taking a break from the world to retreat to total relaxation. A massage is the perfect gift.
Piggly Wiggly has gone all out to assure mom’s day is special. They have lunch specials at the Coffee Shop, a 15% off promotion on vouchers and bakeware at Cookin’, beautiful gift ideas at Lulu Zulu and if you visit Homewood with your mom, they’ll treat her to a free gift. Wow!
Each item retails for around R150 each, but you can get the pamper pack from Game for R499 and they’ll throw in a free hand cream because, well, it’s Mother’s Day.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. – Rabindranath Tagore.
Unfortunately for us humans, we never seem to have the luxury of time. Butterflies for Africa is open on Mother’s Day until 15:30, so if you haven’t made any other plans, this could be the perfect opportunity to treat her to a magical day out.
Butterflies for Africa is a tropical butterfly centre offering butterflies and a whole lot more! The complex houses a walk-through Butterfly House (housing both exotic and indigenous butterflies), Butterfly Theme Store, Art Gallery, Coffee Shop, Nursery and a Butterfly Garden planted with a large range of butterfly food plants.
Butterflies for Africa admission prices:
Children (3-16 yrs) R30
Monkey House R17 (all age groups)
Find out more at www.butterflies.co.za.
Remember that Mother’s Day doesn’t mean spending money to show your mom you appreciate her. The most important, and really, the easiest thing you can do is share the day with her and express what she means to you. She’s your mom. She’ll appreciate anything you do, even if it’s just a hug.